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Shira Perlmutter Appointed U.S. Register Of Copyrights

October 7, 2020


UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE Chief Policy Officer and Dir. for International Affairs SHIRA PERLMUTTER has been appointed as the 14th U.S. Register of Copyrights by Librarian of Congress Dr. CARLA HAYDEN. PERLMUTTER joined the USPTO in JANUARY 2012 and previously served as EVP/Global Legal Policy at the INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PHONOGRAPHIC INDUSTRY and as Associate General Counsel for IP Policy at TIME WARNER INC.

“The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS has made an outstanding choice,” said Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and USPTO Director ANDREI IANCU. “I and the entire USPTO team congratulate SHIRA and wish her much success in her new and critically important role. As one of the nation’s most preeminent copyright experts, SHIRA is extremely well qualified to lead the COPYRIGHT OFFICE. I look forward to working with her and continuing the USPTO’s longstanding and close collaboration with the COPYRIGHT OFFICE.

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